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Digital Technology Is Gambling With Children's Minds

Writing, reading, focusing, and remembering have all been transformed in ways we don't yet fully understand, writes psychologist Elias Aboujaoude. (November 13, 2018)

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Why Schools Must Safeguard Free Speech

We should condemn language that incites violence, but we can't do so by stifling vigorous—even provocative—debate, writes Andy Smarick. (November 13, 2018)

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Even If They Lose, Teachers Who Run for Office Score a Win

In 2009, after Todd Alan Price ran and lost against Tony Evers to become Wisconsin’s state superintendent of public instruction, he learned a few lessons. (November 8, 2018)

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What Newly Elected Teachers Should Do Next

It was a big year for teachers in politics. Jonathan E. Collins offers four strategies for teachers-turned-legislators to keep up the momentum. (November 7, 2018)

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Q&As With K-12 Thought Leaders

Read insights from some of the K-12 field's most prominent education scholars, leaders, and practitioners. Education Week and Education Week Teacher have gathered years of valuable interviews reflecting some of the most pressing issues in K-12 schooling. (April 19, 2016)

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Beyond Bias: Countering Stereotypes in Schools

In four videos, education researchers discuss their perspectives on the criminalizing of black girls in American schools, including by school resource officers.

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Teacher Observations Don't Have to Be So Stressful. Here's a Better Model

Teachers should be participants in the process of their own improvement, rather than the subjects of a rating, writes Trisha Arnold. (November 14, 2018)

How to Help Students Heal From 'Math Trauma'

Timed tests and "drill-and-kill" approaches to math education can leave students with long-lasting anxiety, writes researcher Jennifer Ruef. There's a better way to teach the subject. (November 6, 2018)

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